The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 250 289 241
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -48
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 150 104 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.48% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.61% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 95 122
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£600 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £715 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £93 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-73.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £90.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16730 17174 15442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.79% 78.57% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11866 11744 10840
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 238 253
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in London

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +44 50 £645 +7.50% 23
Canary Wharf - - - -
Electronic Trading
England

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading.

1 134 (46.69%) Front Office
2 110 (38.33%) Fixed Income
3 104 (36.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 104 (36.24%) Java
4 99 (34.49%) Banking
5 98 (34.15%) Low Latency
6 93 (32.40%) Finance
7 82 (28.57%) UNIX
8 79 (27.53%) ION Trading
9 75 (26.13%) C++
10 70 (24.39%) Multithreading
11 68 (23.69%) ION MarketView
12 66 (23.00%) Derivative
13 61 (21.25%) SQL
14 59 (20.56%) FIX Protocol
15 58 (20.21%) Linux
16 57 (19.86%) Investment Banking
17 52 (18.12%) TIBCO
18 48 (16.72%) C#
19 40 (13.94%) E-Commerce
20 39 (13.59%) Python
20 39 (13.59%) Windows
20 39 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
20 39 (13.59%) Equities
21 34 (11.85%) Perl
22 32 (11.15%) TDD
23 30 (10.45%) SQL Server
24 29 (10.10%) Rendezvous
25 27 (9.41%) Market Making
26 26 (9.06%) OO

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.09%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (1.39%) MTS
3 2 (0.70%) Confluence
4 1 (0.35%) IIS
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (2.79%) MS Office
2 6 (2.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 68 (23.69%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.70%) Eikon
2 2 (0.70%) RMDS
3 1 (0.35%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.35%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.35%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.62%) Firewall
2 14 (4.88%) Multicast
3 4 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.35%) VPN
4 1 (0.35%) FTP
4 1 (0.35%) HTTP
4 1 (0.35%) MPLS
4 1 (0.35%) OSPF
4 1 (0.35%) BGP
4 1 (0.35%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.18%) KDB
3 8 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.70%) OLAP
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (4.88%) JUnit
2 11 (3.83%) Mockito
3 9 (3.14%) TestNG
4 7 (2.44%) JIRA
5 5 (1.74%) Maven
6 4 (1.39%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.39%) Subversion
7 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.70%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.35%) NUnit
8 1 (0.35%) Selenium
8 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.35%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.35%) Grunt
8 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
General
1 134 (46.69%) Front Office
2 99 (34.49%) Banking
3 93 (32.40%) Finance
4 57 (19.86%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.83%) Back Office
6 5 (1.74%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 142 (49.48%) Developer
2 70 (24.39%) Java Developer
3 57 (19.86%) Analyst
4 36 (12.54%) C++ Developer
4 36 (12.54%) Support Analyst
5 29 (10.10%) Project Manager
6 24 (8.36%) Senior Developer
7 23 (8.01%) Applications Support
8 22 (7.67%) C# Developer
9 20 (6.97%) IT Project Manager
10 17 (5.92%) Senior Java Developer
11 15 (5.23%) Business Analyst
12 10 (3.48%) Applications Support Analyst
13 8 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (2.44%) Consultant
14 7 (2.44%) Architect
15 6 (2.09%) Technical Analyst
16 5 (1.74%) WinForms Developer
16 5 (1.74%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (20.56%) FIX Protocol
2 29 (10.10%) Rendezvous
3 16 (5.57%) Middleware
4 14 (4.88%) .NET
5 11 (3.83%) JNI
5 11 (3.83%) WinForms
6 10 (3.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 10 (3.48%) STL
6 10 (3.48%) WPF
7 9 (3.14%) JMS
7 9 (3.14%) Guice
8 7 (2.44%) HTML
9 6 (2.09%) XML
10 5 (1.74%) Spring
11 4 (1.39%) HTML5
11 4 (1.39%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.39%) SOAP
11 4 (1.39%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.05%) NHibernate
12 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 110 (38.33%) Fixed Income
2 104 (36.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 66 (23.00%) Derivative
4 39 (13.59%) Equities
5 20 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.88%) Grid Computing
7 12 (4.18%) Credit Derivative
8 11 (3.83%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (2.79%) Mathematics
10 7 (2.44%) Computer Science
11 6 (2.09%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.74%) Reference Data
13 4 (1.39%) Credit Risk
14 3 (1.05%) N-Tier
14 3 (1.05%) User Experience
15 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (0.70%) Hedge funds
15 2 (0.70%) Open Source
15 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
16 1 (0.35%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 82 (28.57%) UNIX
2 58 (20.21%) Linux
3 39 (13.59%) Windows
4 11 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.35%) Solaris
5 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (34.15%) Low Latency
2 70 (24.39%) Multithreading
3 40 (13.94%) E-Commerce
4 39 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (11.15%) TDD
6 27 (9.41%) Market Making
7 26 (9.06%) OO
8 22 (7.67%) Project Management
8 22 (7.67%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (6.97%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 18 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (5.23%) Scrum
11 15 (5.23%) BDD
12 14 (4.88%) Capacity Management
12 14 (4.88%) Algorithmic Trading
12 14 (4.88%) OOD
13 13 (4.53%) Kanban
14 12 (4.18%) Change Management
14 12 (4.18%) Unit Testing
14 12 (4.18%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 104 (36.24%) Java
2 75 (26.13%) C++
3 61 (21.25%) SQL
4 48 (16.72%) C#
5 39 (13.59%) Python
6 34 (11.85%) Perl
7 15 (5.23%) C
8 14 (4.88%) Assembly Language
9 11 (3.83%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.44%) VBA
10 7 (2.44%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.09%) C-shell
11 6 (2.09%) AWK
12 3 (1.05%) VBScript
13 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.70%) XAML
13 2 (0.70%) VB
13 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.70%) Korn
14 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (4.18%) Degree
2 4 (1.39%) VCP4
3 2 (0.70%) ISEB
4 1 (0.35%) MCP
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.35%) MCSE
4 1 (0.35%) CCIE
4 1 (0.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.09%) QA
2 4 (1.39%) MiFID
3 1 (0.35%) EMIR
3 1 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (4.88%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.35%) SCCM
2 1 (0.35%) Nagios
2 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 79 (27.53%) ION Trading
2 52 (18.12%) TIBCO
3 21 (7.32%) Reuters
4 16 (5.57%) Oracle
5 14 (4.88%) Sybase
6 13 (4.53%) Bloomberg
7 11 (3.83%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.14%) Syncfusion
8 9 (3.14%) Microsoft
8 9 (3.14%) MarketAxess
9 8 (2.79%) eSpeed
10 7 (2.44%) Tradeweb
10 7 (2.44%) 29West
11 6 (2.09%) Fidessa
12 5 (1.74%) Splunk
13 2 (0.70%) Perforce
13 2 (0.70%) SunGard
13 2 (0.70%) Citrix
13 2 (0.70%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.70%) FFastFill
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Rate: £500 - £610 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Rate: £1200 - £2000 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Docklands
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago